Published: April 28, 2021
Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul flatly denied a rumour on social media that American pharmaceutical company Pfizer had proposed to sell 13 million doses of its Covid-19 vaccine to Thailand four times but this was rejected by the government.
Published: March 23, 2021
The century-long dominance of traditional media in Thailand – print, TV and radio – has been shattered by an upstart called the internet. The shift online has triggered an explosion in the number of news outlets plus a neck-snapping acceleration of the 24-hour news cycle.
Published: November 10, 2020
Pinterest, LinkedIn and other smaller social media sites have again been forced into the war against misinformation this election cycle, showing the challenges of policing the spread of lies online.